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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Paul Deakins

Paul Deakins

Partner

Partner
Paul Deakins

Paul Deakins specialises in debt capital markets transactions including eurobonds, convertible bonds, corporate hybrid securities and liability management.

  • Advising RBS and the other lead managers on the debut GBP£250 million issue of guaranteed bonds by Saga PLC
  • Advising Telefónica, S.A. in relation to its issue of EUR600 million zero-coupon convertible bonds due 2021
  • Advising the dealer managers in relation to tender offers by Lloyds Banking Group for several series of Enhanced Capital Notes
  • Advising the University of Leeds on its debut issue of GBP£250 million 3.125%. Bonds due 2050
  • Advising RBS and the other lead managers on the debut GBP£450 million issue of guaranteed bonds by Whitbread Group PLC
  • Advising Telefónica, S.A. in relation to its issue of EUR600 million zero-coupon convertible bonds due 2021
  • Advising the dealer managers in relation to tender offers by Lloyds Banking Group for several series of Enhanced Capital Notes
  • Advising the University of Leeds on its debut issue of GBP£250 million 3.125%. Bonds due 2050

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Oxford, Magdalen College (BA Classics) 1997
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2006
  • Partner since 2016

Awards and citations

  • Commentators describe Paul Deakins as "a revelation," both "sensible" and "with a commercial approach."
    Chambers UK 2017
  • Associate to watch
    Chambers UK 2016